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Studying Abroad Among the Elite: A Year at the London School of Economics by Chao Huang
Study at Nottingham University in England by Elizabeth L. Hatt
Direct Enrollment at Cambridge or Oxford by Amanda Ruggeri 
A Year Abroad at Oxford University: Studying in the City of Dreaming Spires by Melissa Browne
Living and Learning in Oxford: The University is a Town with 40 Colleges by Emily Hilk
Study Abroad at Oxford University, England: A New Education by Kelsey O’Brien
Travel, Study, and Work in Scotland: Finding a Way to Extend Your Stay by Robert Lovic
Study at Nottingham University in England by Elizabeth L. Hatt
Sports and Study Abroad in England: Combine the Two for a Full Cultural Experience by Bruce Myint
Postgraduate Study in Manchester, England: The City Has All a Student Could Want by Andrea Berg
Overseas Experience in England Leads to Activism at Home by Shannon Cun Lin Hy
University of Cambridge International Summer Programmes
Study at one of the world's leading universities, join a community of international participants, meet award-winning lecturers and stay in a historic Cambridge College. Specialist and interdisciplinary programmes run from 3 July - 13 August, subject areas include Interdisciplinary, History, Ancient and Classical Worlds, Medieval Studies, Science, Literature, Creative Writing, Shakespeare and English Legal Methods.

Classroom sessions and daily lectures are delivered in English at university level and geared towards undergraduates, graduates and adult participants. Small classroom sessions allow for sustained personal contact with subject specialists and are complemented by themed lectures. In addition we offer evening talks, concerts, readings, weekend excursions and other social events.
University of Cambridge Summer Study Abroad Cost: Varies according to the length and type of programme chosen. Please see our website for full details.
Contact: International Programmes, University of Cambridge, Madingley Hall, Madingley, Cambridge CB23 8AQ UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1223 760850

Gap Year or Semester in Oxford
Studying Abroad  is a valuable opportunity for students  to explore their interests and widen their experience. It is also an opportunity to think about study and career choices for the future. Oxford International Study Centre is able to arrange tailor-made programmes  in Oxford, itself an inspiring and culturally fascinating city, with some of the best teachers in the world.

We also work with overseas partner schools worldwide and  can arrange for students to be placed in schools as language assistants  and/or to take part in a customised travel itinerary.

Programmes in Oxford include Languages, Humanities, Business and many others.

Study Abroad in England with the Oxford Summer Academy Cost: By agreement... the programmes are specially designed for each student
Dates: Year round
Contact: Oxford International Study Centre, 7 St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BS, England
Tel / Fax.: + 44 1865 201009 / + 44 1865 201006

NYU Global Programs
Stay on track in your major while studying abroad at one of NYU’s academic centers in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and South America. Subject courses are taught in English and language courses are offered at all levels.
Dates: Study abroad for a semester, year, or summer
Contact: NYU Office of Global Programs, 110 East 14th Street, Lower Level, New York, NY 10003-4278

Academic Programs International
API at the University of Leeds in Leeds, England
Adventurous and independent students who are excited about studying in a vibrant, cosmopolitan university town and want to discover more of the United Kingdom should consider making their way to Leeds. Students will have a unique opportunity to integrate with locals while studying a variety of subjects and living in a lively university town.
API at FSU London Study Center in London, England
Get ready to experience life in a major historic capital of Western government, commerce, and the arts! The FSU London Study Center's program is designed with American students in mind. It offers familiar courses and awards U.S. credits, so that you can maximize your time abroad!
API at the London School of Economics in London, England
Students will attend the London School of Economics and will be offered challenging and intellectually stimulating courses taught by leaders in the field. This program is perfect for academically focused students who want to attend a prestigious university in the heart of London.
API at the University of the Arts, London in London, England
At the University of the Arts, students will have the freedom to explore their artistic passions under the guidance of highly experienced staff and all will have access to the greater UAL community s resources. With API s exceptional value and experienced staff, as well as many social, cultural, international, and domestic excursions planned throughout the year, London is a fantastic place to inspire and be inspired.
API at the University of Westminster in London, England
Get ready to experience London in all its glory as a resident of the city! Studying in London is ideal for academically focused students who are eager to attend a prestigious university in an international city known for its business, fine arts, technology, and politics. Students will be able to take intellectually stimulating and challenging courses and will be living in the heart of this bustling, global city.
API at University College London in London, England
UCL is ranked as one of the top 10 universities in the world, and offers students the chance to study a wide variety of challenging disciplines. UCL was the first university in England to welcome students of any race, class or religion. It has earned a reputation as a center of enlightenment in academia. Semester internships are also available.
API at the University College Cork, National University of Ireland
Cork is the ideal city for a student who thrives in an urban environment and someone who would take advantage of the many international festivals and concerts that happen year-round. All students will have a wonderful opportunity to experience Cork s vibrant art scene and its community hosted international festivals.
API at Maynooth University in Dublin, Ireland
Maynooth University (formerly known as the National University of Ireland, Maynooth) offers students the best of both worlds – a small-town experience located within an easy commute of Dublin city. The school prides itself on being Ireland’s only “university town,” and the beautiful, historic campus is closely integrated within the vibrant County Kildare town of Maynooth. It has a long-standing international reputation for learning and academic excellence in the sciences and humanities.
API at Trinity College, Dublin in Dublin, Ireland
Trinity College Dublin was founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, and is the oldest university in Ireland and one of the most prestigious in all of Europe. The campus has hosted some of the top Irish intellectuals for 400 years, and is located in the heart of bustling Dublin, near the River Liffey, the main shopping and club districts, and many Irish government buildings.
API at University College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland
University College Dublin is a dynamic, modern university where cutting-edge research and scholarship provide a stimulating intellectual environment – the ideal surroundings for learning and discovery. For over 150 years, UCD has produced graduates of remarkable distinction including famous surgeons, architects, entrepreneurs and five of Ireland’s Taoisigh (Prime Ministers). Perhaps the best known of all its graduates is the writer James Joyce, who completed his Bachelor of Arts at the university in 1902.
API in Galway at the National University of Ireland, Galway
Travel to Galway and experience Ireland s authentically vibrant and rich culture. Ideal for any student who is ready to jump head first into the heart of Irish life and culture, this program will be sure to allow for full cultural immersion. Travel with API and experience exceptional value, experienced staff, as well as many social and cultural events designed to truly highlight Ireland at its finest.
API at the University of Limerick in Limerick, Ireland
Limerick was founded by the Vikings in the 10th century, making it the oldest chartered city in Ireland. API students will study a the University of Limerick, which has gained a reputation among Irish schools for excellence in academics, innovation and course organization. A wide range of courses is available, including Arts and Humanities, Sciences, Economics and Technology.
API at the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland
The University of Edinburgh is considered one of the world’s top universities (17th overall according to QS World University Rankings). The university offers a varied curriculum, with specialities across disciplines such as arts, business, humanities, and the natural sciences. Some of the university’s most famous alumni include Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Darwin, Gordon Brown, Peter Higgs, and Winston Churchill!
API at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland
Heriot-Watt University dates back to 1821 and was a pioneer in equal opportunities in education. It has a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research. They are a vibrant and forward-looking university, known for their ties to industry and potential employers and are one of the top UK universities for business and industry.
API at the University of Stirling in Stirling, Scotland
The University of Stirling has an excellent reputation for research and teaching, and was named “Scottish University of the Year” for 2009/10. One of the safest campuses in the U.K., Stirling is also Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, and they have some of the finest sporting facilities in the U.K. The program is perfect for adventurous, outdoorsy students who want to live in a buzzing student-friendly city with a great sense of community.

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British Council USA
Want to study in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland? Get the inside track on new British music, film and theatre? Research cutting-edge scientific developments currently underway in the United Kingdom? Check out the British Council USA, your official source for information about education, arts and science in the UK.

Contact: Education Inquiries, British Council, Cultural Department, The British Embassy, 3100 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington DC 20008; Tel. 1-800-488-2235;

BROCKPORT (SUNY) Study Abroad Programs throughout the UK and Ireland
Overseas program participants studying in Ireland at one of our 13 programs in England or at one of four universities in Scotland will be given the opportunity to study at a highly acclaimed university while living in cities such as London, Oxford (England); Stirling, Glasgow, St. Andrew's (Scotland): or Maynooth (Ireland); just to name a few. Brockport also offers full and part-time internship opportunities in London, England. All participants studying or interning in London will be given a detailed on-site orientation upon arrival and offered a full program of field trips throughout the semester, given by Brockport's Resident Director in London.

Contact: International Education Office, SUNY BROCKPORT College, 350 New Campus Drive, Brockport, NY 14420; Phone: 800-298-SUNY; Fax: 585-637-3218; Web:; Email:

CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange)
CIEE offers several Study Abroad and Language Programs in Europe, including London, England.


Ithaca College London Center
Study Abroad in London
The Ithaca College London Center offers challenging coursework and internships in many fields. An intensive theatre program is also available. The program includes field trips to locations both in and out of London, weekend excursions, and a wide range of cultural events designed to fully immerse students in British culture.


London Study Abroad Experience
Semester, Summer, and Intern Abroad Programs
London Study Abroad Experience is the leader in London Study Abroad. We provide superior quality study and intern abroad program options in London, always with a truly British focus! Our programs include fun, cultural activities and excursions that allow participants to truly get to know the amazing city of London and beyond. Study and live in the vibrant heart of the city or in a tranquil, suburban setting. Or, intern in your field of choice through our customized internship program.


Mountbatten Institute
Live, Work, & Study in London
The Mountbatten Institute provides university graduates with an international, experiential based education. Participants combine a 12-month training placement / internship in London with study towards an MA in Entrepreneurial Leadership in Global Business or an MBA or Postgraduate Certificate in International Business Practice. Internships are offered with multinational organizations in finance, operations, human resources, accounting, and analytical marketing. MBA participants complete their degree with an additional 4-month field research experience in the emerging market of Bangkok, Thailand. Accommodation and monthly training allowance are provided in London.


Oxford Advanced Studies Program
An academic summer course at Magdalen College, Oxford, for high school sophmores, juniors and seniors. A wide range or subjects is offered and one of the features of the course is the weekly one-on-one tutorial. Classes are complemented by a full calendar of visits and activities, including London, Stratford, Stonehenge, and Warwick Castle.


Penn-in-London, England
For students interested in theater and literature, this program offers first-hand opportunities to experience the best in traditional and contemporary British theater, from page to footlights.

Contact: Penn Summer Abroad, Univ. of Pennsylvania;

Performing Arts Abroad — Study Dance or Theater in Ireland
Based at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance in Limerick, Performing Arts Abroad's program in Ireland puts you in the classroom of exceptional faculty, learning alongside students from a variety of backgrounds, and in a beautiful, traditional Irish setting! Choose from Irish Dance courses, performance practicums, Irish Traditional Music, or advanced vocal studies. With Performing Arts Abroad, the whole world's a stage!


University of St Andrews
International Students at the University of St Andrews Scotland
The University of St Andrews has a thriving International Community. Our University welcomes applications from students with international backgrounds and accepts all overseas qualifications. St Andrews University is distinguished for its research as well as for its high-quality teaching and attracts students from schools, colleges and universities all over the world.


Study Abroad UK
Study Abroad UK Semester and Academic Year
The Lowest priced UK student semester in the world. All programmes include full board host family, free excursions & activites, free UK mobile, free 24 hour assistance, free arrival packs, student co-ordinator, complimentary airport transfers, guaranteed UK school placements
University Entrance Two Years
The Lowest priced UK student University Entrance programmein the world. All programmes include full board host family, free excursions & activites, free UK mobile, free 24 hour assistance, free arrival packs, student co-ordinator, guranteed UK school placements Quiet family, Two visits to British Universities.


Univerity of Durham / Centre for Industrial Automation & Manufacture
MSc / Diploma in Design, Manufacturing & Management
Benefit from the unique in-company teaching methods of our 12 month / 9 month full time course, that offers "real life" case study material & presentations by industrial practitioners. Enjoy the flexibility to tailor our course to your own needs. With only three core from eight possible modules, you can concentrate on design, manufacturing or management. Our extensive links with local industry could offer a 6 month / 2 month industrially based research project that will allow the practical application of course taught theory.


University of Essex International Programmes
Essex is academically strong with high standards of teaching and research.  Students follow the same courses and assessments as normal undergraduates. The friendly international campus of around 7,800 students is set in 200 acres of parkland, 50 minutes from London by train, 40 minutes to Stansted Airport for European destinations.


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